Jemma Meyrick posted on an online forum yesterday about her son Bradley who attends Treviglas College in Newquay, Cornwall.
She wrote: 'Have any other parents had a phone call from Treviglas school regarding their new school uniform policy?
For me it's not gender neutral because they are not allowing boys to wear skirts.'Her daughter Tilly, 11, wrote a letter to the headteacher asking him to explain the changes.
She said: 'Girls have different bodies to boys and we should have the right to wear skirts.
In the summer, the uniform is 'shorts and skorts' – with both sexes able to wear either option.
Priory School in Lewes, East Sussex, has scrapped its female uniform and is making all new pupils wear trousers, shirts, jumpers and ties from this September.This is a step backwards.'The new winter uniform was introduced from this month for Year 7 pupils only, meaning older pupils will be allowed to wear the clothes they already have.All new pupils entering the school in future years will adopt the new attire.Teachers say the new attire is being imposed to stop girls dressing provocatively and to help the 'small but increasing number' of transgender pupils at the school.It will mean pupils confused about their gender will now no longer have to decide whether to dress as a boy or a girl.